Glendale HomecomingFor those with connections to the area or who would like to get more involved in the community, usually includes, talks, walks ceilidhs and more. The weekend of the 20th July, see the www.theglendaletrust.org.uk
Dr Clark has previously described Skye as one of the world's most
important palaeontology sites. Its standing is underlined by the number
of finds from the Middle Jurassic, about 170 million years ago.
Evidence of dinosaurs and ancient large reptiles from other
periods have also been found on the island. They include more than 100
marks left by a lizard called Isochirotherium - also known as the
hand-beast - 270 million years ago.
P A N O R A M A
ATLAS Arts invites you to P A N O R A M A, a weekend programme of talks, tours and music celebrating the launch of Alec Finlay’s còmhlan bheanntan | a company of mountains.
the 18th of May and Sunday the 19th of May, Alec Finlay will be joined
by artists, mountain experts, musicians and poets for a series of events
exploring our collective fascination with mountains and illuminating
his project. These events include poetry readings and guided mountain
walks, a musical tribute to mountaineer and broadcaster Tom Weir, and a
performance lecture on volcanoes.
còmhlan bheanntan| a company of mountains is a collaborative project comprising poems, photos, essays and word-mntn
drawings. 14 sites have been selected in and around the Isle of Skye
from which to explore the mountains, history, culture and mythology of
the island and its surrounds.
PANORAMA will begin at 11.00 am on Saturday the 18th of May with an
introduction by Alec Finlay at the Sligachan Hotel. This will be
followed by poetry, music and a “few words about mountains” from
contributors including Hanna Tuulikki, Meg Bateman and Eoghain MacKinnon. The afternoon’s events are held at the nearby Community Hall of Minginish and the programme includes Hand Held Lava,
a performance lecture by artist Ilana Halperin, archaeologist Karen
Holmberg and curator Andrew Patrizio, which explores the intersections
between geology, archaeology, history and the visual arts. Following
this, Wounded Knee and 7VWWVW will perform their musical tribute to
mountaineer and broadcaster Tom Weir, Here is Where.
Followed in the evening by Iain's Ceilidh at the Sligachan Hotel, in aid of Marie Curie.
On Sunday the 19th of May, Mike Lates and Alison Lloyd will
lead a five-hour walk to Coire na Creiche and the Fairy Pools via
Bealach a Mhaim, whilst Alec Finlay will lead a poetic journey to High
Pasture Cave and the area around Kilbride, with contributions from Meg
Bateman, Caroline Dear and Hannah Tuulikki. A full listing of the
weekend’s activities is available on request.Places are limited on Saturday morning and on Sunday. Please book to avoid disappointment.Booking & information:
For P A N O R A M A contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 01478 617017, mob: 07787 298 455
For Iain’s Ceilidh call: 01478 650 204 or email@example.com
Red Roof Café Gallery Wins Top Tourism Award
The café gallery has been extremely popular since opening in
May. Combining Nel’s fabulous baking, their beautiful local produce
lunches, the cute building, live music and Elly's award winning
art and sculpture, the judges loved it. Visitors have too and word of mouth
recommendations have been spreading throughout Skye fast with locals
and tourists traveling from all over the island to visit for themselves.
Red Roof Café Gallery clinched the top prize at the Moffatt
Travel and Tourism Awards 2011! Elly went to Edinburgh to pick up the Moffat
award for 'Best Scottish Tourism Business' with the prize for outstanding
economic and community impact. For those who don’t know Elly and Craig, they spent the last two
years doing most of the restoration work of the ruined black-house themselves
and transformed the building into a lively art and food space which boasts a
distinctive red roof and a quirky, cosy interior. Elly and Craig said ‘We were
thrilled to win this award so soon after opening and would like to thank
everyone here who helped support us.’ Red Roof Cafe GalleryHolmisdale, Glendale, Isle of Skye, IV55 8WS. Tel: 01470 511766 www.redroofskye.co.uk.
Glendale craft and gift fair
For: soaps, cards,
jewellery, rag rugs, lace, quilted and knitted items, wild flower
items, photography, sewing and knitting materials, knitted toys. We also
have teas and coffees with cake or biscuits. All locally produced.
Every Tues from May to October 11am till 5pm.
If you would like to know more about the dance ceremonies in Scotland the link below will get you there. http://www.peacechamber.co.uk/gatherings/dance-in-ceremony/
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